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Other Blank Offerings

Die Blanks

You can rely upon our blanks specialists to assist you with everything from grade selection to preform design for your die and bushing blank needs for applications including:

  • Stamping Dies
  • Cold Header Dies
  • Draw Dies
  • Punches
  • Die & Bushing Blanks
  • Die Nibs
  • Forming Anvil
  • Hammer Dies
  • Finished Ground Features available on request

Gundrill Blanks

H. B. Carbide offers a complete line of deep hole drills and gundrills

Gundrill blanks can be full-length sticks, cut to length heads, and can have preformed, presharpening angles included. Round or other shaped coolant holes including single hole, double hole or kidney holes can be manufactured.

Standard gundrill extrusions up to 12.2” long are available in diameters ranging from 0.098” to 0.770” OD and are available with three different coolant hole geometries. Gundrill heads requiring diameters greater than 0.770” OD can be manufactured with one or two coolant holes.

Flat Blanks

Preform flat blanks from H. B. Carbide use the same high-quality materials and state-of-the-art machining technology as the rest of our carbide blanks and preforms. Flat blanks capabilities include wire EDM blocks, saw blanks, form tool blanks, rest blades. HB Carbide EDM blanks are guaranteed against cracking. Flat blanks are custom manufactured to your specifications.

Preforms for flat blanks can include the following features:

  • On or off center hole positioning
  • Counterbore and countersink holes
  • Wire starter holes
  • Angles & Chamfers
  • Radius
  • Slot & Grooves

Specialty Carbide Blanks

H.B. Carbide’s specialty blanks can be manufactured for your specific requirements using any of the grades we offer. Our carbide blanks specialists will assist you with everything from grade selection to preform design.

We can supply all your special blank needs for products you supply to any variety of industries.

Special Extrusions Carbide Preforms

Using the highest-quality materials and state-of-the-art technology, H. B. Carbide creates exacting special extrusion fluted preforms. Computer-controlled vacuum furnaces and vacuum Sinter-Hipping furnaces allow complete control of sintering conditions for the most exacting fluted preforms. 

We can supply specially extruded blanks and add such features as:

  • Straight Flutes
  • Spiral Flutes
  • Straight Holes
  • Crossholes
  • Steps
  • Centers
  • Flats
  • Keyways
  • Chamfers

Let our experienced specialists assist you in achieving optimized solutions.